Ctrl+S Nature. Ctrl+S Mankind

When I was a kid, we lived in a colony with houses placed next to each other and each house had their own little garden in the front. From small potted plants to beautiful and tall flowering trees lin...

Always a Kid at Heart

The Indian summer has arrived in all its glory. For adults it means hot, humid and dehydrating season, but for a child it means Freedom! Late sleep-ins, lazy afternoons and curfew-lifted evenings̷...

Joy of Colors

Of all the Indian Festivals that we celebrate, Holi has always been my favorite. For one, you don’t dress up. You dress down. I mean, which festival allows you to be dressed in your oldest clothes a...

Movies + Friends = Memories Forever

Are you a movie fanatic? If yes, then you and I have something in common which is great. I love watching movies, especially on the silver screen. But what makes a movie going experience memorable is w...

Will Life Ever Be The Same Again?

Ten years back, when I got married, I asked myself, “Will Life ever be the same again?”. And then four years back when Baby E came into our world, I was faced with the same question. Of co...

*Coffee Memories*

Last week I had a Date with one of my Girlfriends whom I hadn’t seen for over four months. It was an impromptu one and we decided to meet at a swanky new Mall for some clishmaclaver.  As it was des...

*Are You Having a Mall of Your Life?*

Twenty years back, when I was a teenager, Mumbai had a completely different lifestyle – at least for a middle class family. It would be only a couple of times in a year when special occasions called...

*When Music Empowered Me*

Music can change the world because it can change people ~ Bono  Fiercely independent – That’s the usual First impression people have about me. And most of the time this assumption is indeed true...

*Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum*

Today, my 4 year old son stepped out of his school bus singing Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum. He was in his elements and completely oblivious to the surroundings. The bus driver and his lady assi...

*Tales of 2015. Wishes for 2016*

It’s 1:30 on a Friday night. I have just wrapped up a small dinner party we hosted for a dear friend of mine. The prep work for the party had been going on since morning and yes, I am knackered to a...